Classical Calendar, November 11-20

Concerts around Georgia over the next week or so, featuring artists from the homegrown to the globetrotting.

November 13-14 and 16

  • Percussion star Evelyn Glennie (right) joins the Atlanta Symphony in Atlanta for John Corigliano's Percussion Concerto. Donald Runnicles also conducts Gershwin's Cuban Overture and Dvorak's "New World" Symphony.
Friday, November 14Saturday, November 15
  • Acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough (right) performs at Spivey Hall, Clayton State, Morrow. Bach, Faure, Franck, Copland and Chopin.
  • The Macon Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Adrian Gnam and pianist David Gross, offer "the three B's" - Beethoven ("Pastorale" Symphony), Brahms (Second Piano Concerto) and Bach (the Fugue/Ricercare from A Musical Offering, orchestrated by Webern) - at Macon's Grand Opera House.
  • Soprano, string quartet and interactive audio and video combine in the world premiere of Ophelia's Gaze, a new chamber opera by Emory University composer Steven Everett, based on poetry by Pulitzer-winning Emory poet Natasha Trethewey, at Atlanta's Schwartz Center.
November 15, 18, 21 and 23
  • Marietta-born star soprano Jennifer Larmore (right) returns home for her debut with the Atlanta Opera as Cinderella in Rossini's opera La Cenerentola. At the Cobb Energy Center, Atlanta.
Sunday, November 16
Tuesday, November 18
  • The LaGrange Symphony presents "Music: The Invisible Art," with German, Korean and American pieces (the last by LaGrange's own Lee Johnson). Patricio Cobos conducts at Callaway Auditorium, LaGrange College.
  • Famed guitarist Manuel Barrueco performs on Columbus State's Legacy Live series at RiverCenter, Columbus. (He also plays in LaGrange Thursday.)
Thursday, November 20